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Teachers Give Advice To Seniors

June 1, 2018

The class of 2018 has graduated, and now adult life is upon them. These teachers have advice for surviving in the real world. Check it out.

Seniors Share College Plans

May 31, 2018

Several Dunbar students let us know where they're heading next year.

I’m Sorry, So Sorry

May 30, 2018

Teenagers don't always make the best decisions, and sometimes, apologies are in order. Here are some Dunbar seniors' "teacher apologies."

Gay-Straight Alliance “Breaks the Silence”

Gay-Straight Alliance “Breaks the Silence”

April 30, 2018

The annual Day of Silence on April 27 was celebrated at Dunbar by the school's Gay-Straight Alliance chapter led by English teacher, Mrs. Amber Faris. This year, around 10 students participated, but not all made it through the day without speaking. Since 1996, GLSEN sponsors the annual day of action to spread awareness about the effects of the bullying and harassment of LGBT students. As part of t...

It Means What?

April 30, 2018

Lamplighter quizzed Dunbar teachers on the slang heard in our school's hallways. Let's see how many words and phrases they could figure out!

Renew Library Books Online

Renew Library Books Online

April 24, 2018

There is a new tab on the Dunbar website that will make it super easy for students to renew their library books online. Just go to the Dunbar website click on the resources tab, and choose "renew my books." Now students don't have to walk to the library, they can just do it automatically online.

Dunbar’s Current Events Class

Dunbar’s Current Events Class

April 6, 2018

"Current Events" is a discussion-based class that is purely student-led and is ever-changing based on the news and evolving events around us. It’s a little-to-no homework kind of class, but students manage to do research and bring it to the next class for discussion on topics of their choosing. One of my favorite discussions was that of the Falcon Heavy, a rocket that can land back on Eart...

Dunbar Seniors Take on San Francisco

Dunbar Seniors Take on San Francisco

March 12, 2018

We began our trek across the country at 4:15 A.M. at the Bluegrass Airport. The tired yet excited faces of 47 students were quite the sight and both our excitement and exhaustion only grew from there. On the first flight, most of the students inevitably fell asleep. After an hour, we arrived in Chicago. The airport’s niceties were short-lived, for we soon boarded our next plane for the four and ...

Voices Spoken

Voices Spoken

February 15, 2018

On Jan. 23 at 7:57 a.m., shots were fired at Marshall County High School, killing two students and injuring 17. One day earlier, a video of suspect Gabe Parker being bullied and teased was posted on Snapchat. It is speculated that there is a relationship between bullying and Parker’s act of violence. “Emotions are very very powerful and emotions drive a lot of our behavior such as love, forgiveness, hate...

Preparing for the ACT: For Students, By Students

Preparing for the ACT: For Students, By Students

February 1, 2018

The ACT is a standardized test used by many American universities to determine a student’s admission and, according to PrepScholar, has been shown to be more popular than the SAT in recent years. Last year, thirteen FCPS students received a perfect score on the ACT. Among them were current Dunbar seniors Kelly Chen, Christopher Duncan, Emma Draper, Zsombor Gal and David Ma. These students had advice...